It also alleges that Sinha forced officers probing the coal scam not to register FIRs in cases where PEs had been filed.
CBI Director Ranjit Sinha’s tenure will end on December 2. The new appointment is likely to be made before the present tenure ends.
The bottom line is this: Caesar’s wife should be above suspicion.
By brazening it out, Ranjit Sinha damages the CBI — and puts a question mark on entire 2G investigation.
A 1981-batch IPS officer from Karnataka cadre, Dutta is overall incharge of the Anti-Corruption Bureau of CBI.
The government has not made any progress in the selection of the next CBI chief since the post of the Leader of Opposition is vacant.
Lalit, in a letter dated June 30, 2014, sent a strongly worded reply to the CBI against the suggestion.
The 2G probe, he said, was at the trial stage even before he was appointed Director and there was no role for him to monitor the probe.
Lawyer demands CBI Director be removed from all cases.
Special prosecutor alleged that Sinha attempted to scuttle investigation in one of the 2G cases.
Bhushan had alleged that Sinha had 90 meetings with Qureshi in over 15 months.
However, the I-T report gave a clean chit to CBI director Ranjit Sinha regarding his alleged links with Qureshi.
Ranjith Sinha’s meeting were recorded in a visitors’ register at his New Delhi residence and leaked to media and others by a whistleblower last month.
The court said vetting of reports by top officers of CBI, including its Director, should be based upon “sound and legally sustainable reasons”.
Sinha pleaded that continuance of this case even for a single day would cause more public harm and would affect 2G cases.